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Human Rights On-Line

University of Minnesota Human Rights Library

The University of Minnesota Human Rights Library houses one of the largest collections of more than ten thousand core human rights documents, including several hundred human rights treaties and other primary international human rights instruments. The site also provides access to thousands of links and a unique search device for multiple human rights sites. This comprehensive research tool is accessed by more than a hundred thousand students, scholars, educators, and human rights advocates monthly from over a hundred countries around the world. Documents are available in nine languages - English, Arabic, French, Russian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Swedish, and Korean.

Human Rights Documents and Materials

Mirror Sites

· Africa: University of Witwatersrand,
Johannesburg, South Africa
· Europe: Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland
· South America: Coordinadora Nacional de Derechos Humanos, Lima, Peru
· West Pacific: Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University, Victoria, Australia

Human Rights Resource Center

The Human Rights Resource Center on-line acts as a network and a clearinghouse for human rights educators and activists in the United States and abroad. The Resource Center publishes the Human Rights Education Series, available on-line free of charge.

· Online catalog of more than 100 human rights education curricula and training materials




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